Review: Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs

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Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs
  • Overall
3.5

Are Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs any good?

Yes, albeit with one important caveat: be sure to cook these in the oven. Out of the microwave these corn dog bites can be unimpressive and uneven. Sizzling hot out of the oven and into some zesty mustard though they’re a really fun snack!

For the longest time I thought this would be the first Field Roast product I’d have to rate negatively. Try as I might I just wasn’t able to fall in love with these small corn dog bites. Given my otherwise fanatical love for all things Field Roast, and numerously positive online reviews this had me puzzled. Then the magic happened…

One evening while cooking dinner in the oven, I thought I’d finish off an otherwise disappointing bag of these corn dogs. I threw the remaining handful of bites I had left over into the oven – waste not want not. I’d cooked the majority of the bag using just the microwave and I’d been disappointed by their uneven texture and taste.

And wow, what a fortuoiutois decision that was, the little nuggets were a complete revelation. I can’t recall the last time a product was so dramatically altered by switching up the cooking method. Baked in the oven the corn dogs had a consistent textural finish, a crisp sizzling exterior and soft yielding interior. For reference the faux hot dog interior is essentially the Field Roast Frankfurter.

So if you find yourself with a bag of these, don’t make my lazy mistake. Get some ketchup and quality mustard to hand, bake them up in the oven, and eat them sizzling hot.

Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs

Here are the frozen corn dogs followed by the final cooked product:

Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs whats in the bag
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs whats in the bag
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooked in the oven
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooked in the oven
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooked close up and cross section
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooked close up and cross section

Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooking instructions, nutrition, ingredients

Its entirely possible I had such bad luck with the microwave cooking option due to my own poor microwave. That said, I can’t encourage you enough to cook these in the oven. You’ll undoubtedly be rewarded with a superior texture and taste:

Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooking instructions, nutrition, ingredients
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs cooking instructions, nutrition, ingredients
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs package front
Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs package front

Field Roast Miniature Corn Dogs – what’s a fair price

I paid $7.99 for these corn dogs at a local Whole Foods. Frankly I think that price is far too high, even after cooking in the oven. I’m not sure why they’re priced at this premium level, which is around double what Morningstar Farms price their own veggie corn dogs at. I think the $5 mark is a ceiling for what’s a fair price.

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Hi I’m Stuart., amateur home cook and professional food writer.  You can find my writing at places like The Salt Lake Tribune and Gastronomic SLC, which I founded more than a decade ago.  As well as writing extensively about restaurants, I’m endlessly curious about that product on the shelf. Is it any good I wonder? If you’re like me, wonder no more.

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